University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-551
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 520-480 BC
Early Date: -520
Late Date: -480
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Obsidian
Glass
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Minerva
Athena Promachos
Height: 1.5 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:551 - Sommerville Gem Number
E13094 - New Number
E13094 - Old Museum Number

Description

Sommerville: Obsidian. A Phoenician scarabeus, Minerva. Archaic. Phoenician Amulets, Seals, Scarabei, Etc, Case GG. Goddesses; Athena Promachos to left; groundline, hatched border; dark brown glass


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. pg. 78 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 22-23, no. 8; taf. II; taf. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 703, no. 551, pl. 46, 59View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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